Phedon Papamichael ASC, GSC: A Life Behind The Lens (video)

Oscar-nominated Cinematographer Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC, talks about the early years, his first films, his shooting style, his collaboration with Alexander Payne, George Clooney & James Mangold, his music videos with U2, his colleagues, and more.

Always on the road: Witnessing rays of hope in Detroit

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The financial collapse hit the former automotive capital Detroit really hard. Empty checkouts, multi-billion dollar debts and the official declaration of bankruptcy last summer. Citizens left the city in swarms: In the 50s Detroit was the fourth biggest city of the USA with 1.8 billion inhabitants. Today only 700.000 are left.

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A New Era of Drone Cinematography

Shots feature the picturesque mansions and ocean around Newport, RI—captured with the largest available commercial drone and 5DMK3.

The Third Attempt, trailer

When reality, abruptly, makes those stories pointless, we lose balance, and, from then on, we wake up everyday feeling like Atlas, condemned to carry the world on his shoulders for eternity. Eternity is a long time.

‘feed your creative brain’ is typography in motion by leftchannel

A finalist for the 2014 SXSW Excellence in Title Design Awards, feed your creative brain is the opening titles leftchannel created for the motion 2013 conference, the TED Talks of our industry.

Having full creative reign in coming up with the opening titles for motion 2013, leftchannel focused on bringing to life the conference theme, “feed your creative brain,” with the use of typography, cel and character animation, and their personal favorites, tentacles and minions.

Radugadesign drawed lines for Rostelecom

Russian media design studio Radugadesign drawed lines for Rostelecom. Follow us on facebook.

AWAKENING – New Zealand 4K

Part I/IV of a timelapse series through the always changing landscapes of New Zealand. Shot over 4 month, travelling through amazing landscapes, sleeping under the stars, hiking on mountains and exploring remote roads.

Spottet at WHUDAT.

Brother’s 3D Microscopic world

An amazing microscopic CGI journey inside the Brother printer.

Production / Post Production : Sehsucht [fb]
Director : Jean-Paul Frenay [fb]
Sound design / Music : Echolab [fb]

Children’s shows – MAMA. Radugadesign

Autumn 2013 Radugadesign participated in the creation of children’s shows “MAMA”.

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Can success save your life?

Does people judge you by the way you look even in a emergency situation? This experiment put it to the test.

Camera Equipment Guide | How to Choose the Right Lens for Your Camera

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Lenses are probably the most important part of your camera setup; they make or break your photos. They control the image that’s transferred onto your imaging sensor, and ultimately what photos you are taking home. Once you’ve bought a new interchangeable lens camera you’ll definitely start thinking of adding an extra lens or two to your inventory. When you buy an interchangeable lens camera you’re part of a relationship with the specific hardware mount determined only by the brand.

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All Of Film’s Most Iconic Tattoos Supercut Into A 4-Minute Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgueAk_Hjo8

A visual history of body art in movies from 1955 through the present. Tattoos selected on the basis of artistic merit, plot importance, comedy, color, actor, design, genre, influence, and general badassery. Highlights include Robert Mitchum’s finger tats from ‘The Night Of The Hunter’, Darth Maul’s distinctive striping from ‘The Phantom Menace’, and Luke’s hoodish pieces from ‘The Place Beyond The Pines’ (Ryan Gosling, pictured above). Honorable mentions and deliberate omits included at the end.

Edited by Brett Roberts and Travis Greenwood for Tastefully Offensive. See a full list of the films used at YouTube. Did we miss your favorite? Let us hear about it in the comments below!

Still time to save the world

A brewery from the Czech Republic claims to have a pretty funny solution to save the global economy:

“The global economy has reached an all time low. The reason? Sagging pants. An epidemic affecting 1 in 5 people worldwide. And the source of the problem? America.

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Nikon Speculative Ad Turns Short Film

Four guys, 48 hours in NYC, a couple long boards, and a super high speed Phantom Miro Camera turned this Nikon Speculative spot into a short film; “Still Life” is a mood piece that explores the relationship between creativity and everyday moments against the back drop of New York City.

Here’s some behind the scenes pictures and stills for you!

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A Tribute to Rap – 50 Iconic Rap Album Artworks recreated in this Music Video by german rapper Liquid

Liquid recreates 50 classic and new rap album covers from artists like Outkast, Run-DMC, Public Enemy, Ice-T, Snoop Doog etc. in his new music video for “La Le Lu” directed by Musclebeaver. The song and video is a homage to the art of rap.

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